• 2018 Kids Thanksgiving Championship
      Friday, November 23, 2018
      Santa Clara Convention Center (map)
      5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054

      This tournament is best suited for Youth (K-Gr12) rated under 1200 who like to play fast time control (G/30; d5).
      Adults and advanced youth (ratings 1000 & higher) who prefer long time controls, please consider the California Class Warfare Championship on Nov 23-25 or 24-25 (see details). The time control for that event is 40/120 SD/30 d5.
  • Sections & Prizes

    Trophies to Top 10 players in each section

    Super performance to all players 11th place & below with winning record!
    Medals to all others.
    Top 5 Clubs & Top 5 Schools in all sections combined.

    Min 2 and Top 4 players count for team score.

    4 Sections based on rating:
    900-1199, 600-899, 300-599, u300
    November 2018 Supp & TD discretion will be used to place players accurately.
  • Schedule & Fees

    Time Control: 5 rounds of G/30 d5
    Game in 30 minutes, with 5 second delay.

      Registration Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
    All sections Fri 9-9:30a Fri 10a Fri 11:30a Sun 1p Fri 2:20p Fri 3:40p

    Max two 1/2-point bye, last round must commit before 2nd round starts.
    Entry Fee: 49 by 11/15, After that and onsite add 15
    Play-up 1 section: 10
    Change or Refund fee: 15
  • TDs and Organizers

    Tournament Directors:
    Senior TD Jordan Langland
    Local TD Michael D'Alfonsi
    Local TD Reka Sztaray

    Organizer: Dr. Judit Sztaray (send email to the organizer)
  • Location & Accomodation

    Tournament site: Santa Clara Convention Center
    5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (map)
    Accessible by VTA, ACE

    Reserve room NOW at Biltmore -coming soon
    2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (map)

    Reserve room NOW at Springhill Suites Marriott - coming soon
    breakfast included! Must book by 8/20/2016
    10 Skyport Drive, San Jose, CA 95110 (map)